chilacayote

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl; see below.

Noun[edit]

chilacayote (plural chilacayotes)

  1. A species of squash, Cucurbita ficifolia.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl chilacayohtli.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chilacayote m (plural chilacayotes)

  1. a species of squash, Cucurbita ficifolia
  2. any of several other species of wild gourd-like plants, such as Marah macrocarpus or Cucurbita foetidissima